Today's News

  • Whitakers celebrate birthdays

    Alex and Dillon Whitaker celebrated their 10th and seventh birthdays recently at the Campbellsville University pool. They are the sons of Tony and Teresa Whitaker of Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, front: Brooklyn Atwood, Destiny Parsley, Dillon Whitaker holding Nate Whitaker, Tristan Walters, Hayes Mason, Ethan Arnold, Rylan Smith and Sydney Mings. Middle: Taylor Calhoun, Autumn Walters, Jaycee Mings and Elijah Marrs. Back: Madison Beard, Kyler Beard, John Mark Courtwright, Desmond Parsley, Alex Whitaker, Ty Ford and Mason Atwood.


  • Cocanougher family gathers for annual reunion

    The descendants of Jacob and Neley Silvertooth Cocanougher hosted their 34th annual reunion at Perryville Community Center in Perryville on Sunday, July 26.

    The reunions started in Springfield in 1976. Thirty-four attended this year. Silvertooth was an Indian.

  • Merrimac Christian Church to host gospel concert Sunday, Aug. 2

    Merrimac Christian Church will host a gospel concert on Sunday, Aug. 2 during its morning worship service, which begins at 10.

    Featured groups include New Blood Gospel Bluegrass Band, Living Proof, Stan Lowe and possibly others.

  • Good Hope to host Snow's Summer Choir

    Good Hope Baptist Church will host Snow's Summer Choir, directed by Kathy Hardy Snow, on Sunday, Aug. 2 during the 10:50 a.m. service.

    Forty-seven singers will present a tribute to Andre Crouch in today's gospel style. The performance will feature such songs as "My Tribute," "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power," "Soon and Very Soon" and "Through It All."


  • Junior Miss committee hosts kick off event

    Taylor County Junior Miss hopefuls were treated to a day of bowling and movies at Phillips Lanes on July 19. The Junior Miss Committee hosted the kick-off event to let the girls have some fun before practices began last week.

    The Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program will take place on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    Twenty-three young ladies will be competing in the 2009 "Taylor County Junior Miss: Rain or Shine"-themed program. Candidates will be competing for both cash and tuition scholarships.

  • Polston Family in concert Sunday, Aug. 16

    The Garry Polston Family will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16 at Mannsville United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Green Kids Corner

    Claire Elizabeth Green is the 5-month-old daughter of David and Ashley Tucker Green of Brentwood, Tenn. Her grandparents are Jim and Debbie Miller, Ivan and Carol Tucker, all of Campbellsville, and Dick and Karen Green of Johnson City, Tenn.

  • Faith Column

    "Where could I go but to the Lord." So the old gospel song says.

    When things in life happen that leave you feeling helpless, it seems to me that it is a good thing that you and I can go to the Lord. Even after 20 years in the ministry, I still discovered how important that is.

  • CU to host meeting to gauge interest in social work

    Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work will host a meeting Wednesday, July 29 in Somerset to gauge the level of interest in persons interested in obtaining a social work degree.

    The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 107 of the Student Commons Building on the North Campus of Somerset Community and Technical College in Somerset.

  • Resident accused of assaulting police officer

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

    James S. Tyler, 49, of 725 S. Columbia Ave. was arrested at 6:20 p.m. Saturday, July 18.

    According to Tyler's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint at a Tharp Drive residence that someone had placed a lock on a mailbox.

    Upon their arrival, Tyler told police that he put the lock on the mailbox because a landlord had given him permission.